Live: Severe Storms Fire From Tennessee to Mississippi

Published March 18, 2013

| AccuWeather

A line of severe storms trailing the snowstorm impacting the Northeast is bringing wind, rain, hail, lightning and even the risk of tornadoes to the Southeast.

"Severe storms will move through central and southern Alabama into western Georgia late this afternoon into tonight," said AccuWeather Expert Senior Meteorologist Dan Kottlowski.

Other areas impacted this evening include central and southern Mississippi, central Alabama and Georgia. There will be a slight risk of tornadoes.


UPDATES:

4:20 p.m. EDT Monday: A 60 mph wind gust was reported in Rock Creek, Ala.

3:59 p.m. EDT Monday: Winds downed 15 trees in Columbus, Miss., knocking out the power to the northern half of the county.

3:41 p.m. EDT Monday: A 60 mph wind gust was reported 8 miles southwest of Columbus, Miss.

3:05 p.m. EDT Monday: Golf ball-sized hail was reported in Greenville, Miss.

3:04 p.m. EDT Monday: Hamilton, Ala., experienced winds estimated at 50-60 mph. The winds downed power lines in the town.

2:55 p.m. EDT Monday: Bexar, Ala., reported golf ball-sized hail.

2:38 p.m. EDT Monday: Strong winds tore part of a roof from a building in Maben, Miss.

Scroll down to view the latest radar images of the storms.

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